The Boy Jesus in the Temple, by He Qi, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn. Original source: heqigallery.com.
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First Sunday of Christmas
Luke 2:41-52 Commentary
by Ronald J. Allen
Christians sometimes refer to Jesus’ growing-up years as a model for human growth and development.
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1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26 Commentary
by Gennifer Benjamin Brooks
Christmas has come to be widely associated with gift-giving.
Psalm 148 Commentary
by Nancy deClaissé-Walford
Psalm 148 is classified, along with Psalms 8, 19, 65, and 104, as a Creation Psalm.
Divine and Human Favor
by Karoline Lewis
December 27, 2015
Well, that was quick!
Zero to twelve in two days. For those persons in the pews, the first Sunday after Christmas may seem out of place, strange. Wait a minute. Jesus was just ...
SB455 - First Sunday of Christmas
Discussion on texts for First Sunday of Christmas (Dec. 27, 2015): (Gospel) Luke 2:41-52; (First Reading) 1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26; (Psalm) Psalm 148; (Second Reading) Colossians 3:12-17.